Job: Research Specialist, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF)

Research Specialist


Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) is the largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin. MCRF is the research division of Marshfield Clinic, an integrated multispecialty health care system with over 750 physicians and 50 regional centers.  MCRF employs with 31 Ph.D. and M.D. scientists and 155 other staff. MCRF research centers include Center for Clinical Research, National Farm Medicine Center, Epidemiology Research Center, Center for Human Genetics, and Biomedical Informatics Research Center. Research at MCRF is funded by a variety of federal agencies and other sources, including CDC, NIH, NIOSH, FDA, and private industry.


The Research Specialist is responsible for carrying out activities and completing tasks as assigned by the Associate Research Scientist.  Many of these assignments will have an emphasis on qualitative data collection, translational efforts and often focus on rural and other at-risk health populations as researched in the Anthropology core.  This individual will collaborate with other Center staff on projects assigned.


Master’s degree in anthropology, sociology, phychology, epidemiology, behavior health, agricultural safety, public health, health communications, occupational safety, nursing, program evaluation, education or a related field. Requires a minimum 2 years of work experience in area(s) noted under “education” above; previous experience working with rural populations is desireable. Working knowledge of program evaluation, public policy,  and agricultural hazards is highly desirable.


Marshfield, Wisconsin has a community of 19,500 and is proud of our family-friendly environment. Marshfield is ranked “Best Place to Live in Wisconsin and Eighth Best Place to Live in America” by and offers excellent health care, schools, vitality, connection to cultural mainstream, and a low cost of living all wrapped up in a small-town feel. We are located in the middle of the state with easy access to a network of interstate, U.S. and State highways.


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Marshfield Clinic

1000 N. Oak Avenue

Marshfield, WI 54449


Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.